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Pronunciation /ˈθɪŋɡəʊ/
noun plural noun thingos
informal Australian, New Zealand
Used when one cannot think of or does not wish to use the name of something.

1980s from thing + -o.


Ben didn’t want a whatchamacallit, nor did he wish a thingamajig. A whozeewhatzit would have done, even a gozinta might have served, but, ultimately, he had to settle for a thingo.


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